data journalism

June 2017

New database allows Stanford researchers to find disparities in officers’ treatment of minority motorists

We obtained data on millions of state patrol stops and found evidence that minorities are held to a double standard. The data are being shared with researchers, journalists and the public via the new Stanford Open Policing Project.

October 2016

Director Jay Hamilton publishes book on economics of investigative reporting

"Democracy's Detectives" explores the economics of investigative reporting and the potential of computational journalism.

2016 Computation + Journalism Symposium brings journalists, technologists together

The 2016 Computation + Journalism Symposium took place at Stanford on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, 2016.